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Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm EST
president. this is about an hour. c-span: kiron skinner, co-editor of "reagan in his own hand," what do people get if they buy this book? >> guest: they see unvarnished ronald reagan, long before the presidency, writing, reading, thinking about every major issue facing the united states, and also drafting a strategy, quite surprisingly for many, to end the cold war peacefully without a major hegemonic war. c-span: can you remember the first time you ever heard of all this? >> guest: what do you mean, the radio broadcasts, his writing? c-span: the radio broadcasts, where you--you got yourself involved in it. >> guest: i was working in the reagan library. i'd written nancy reagan, i believe it was in 1996; i wrote her a--a letter about my research on the end of the cold war, and i said, 'i'm deeply fascinated by the american side of the story. most of the research in the 1990s that i saw in the scholarly literature focused on the soviet side and on eastern europe and, you know, for good reasons. the revolutions were fascinating to people, and all of a sudden documents were opening up that
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